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Assistant Professor in Philosophy (Zhuhai Campus)

Sun Yat-sen University - Department of Philosophy

1. About Us

Sun Yat‐Sen University is one of China's top universities and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Located in Zhuhai, a beautiful coastal city, Zhuhai Campus of Sun Yat‐Sen University is a comfortable place for living, teaching and doing research. Under the support of Zhuhai Government, the University has strategically decided to further enhance the strength of Zhuhai campus and aims to build it into a dynamic campus with national excellence and international recognition.

2. Disciplines

Parallel to Department of Philosophy at Guangzhou Campus, the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai) intends to develop its own research strength, in particular, in Political Philosophy, Chinese Philosophy and Culture, Foreign Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary inquiry and multicultural understanding.

3. Qualifications

The successful applicant will possess a PhD in philosophy or closely related discipline from an internationally recognized and reputable university. Fresh PhDs are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to those with relevant university teaching and research experience. The AOS is open on different areas of Philosophy. Though teaching is primarily in Chinese, English can be the language of instruction and communication. Bilingual candidates will be highly regarded.

And, applicants should have an education background as an undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate student in a well-known domestic or international university, scientific research institute, or higher education institute with the discipline as the preponderant discipline in the field and has obtained a PhD degree; has obtained comparatively good research results; and has great development potentials. Obtained a PhD degree within three years.

4. Remunerations and Benefits

I. Salary and Benefits: The University provides generous salary, research start-up fee, talent allowance, and settlement allowance. Talents working in Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses can enjoy subsidies of the local campuses.

II. Housing Support: Talents can apply for the university's public rental housing. There are 1,200 new apartments in the Guangzhou campus; more than 1,000 new apartments and 1,500 new shared property houses in the Zhuhai campus; and 3,600 new talent indemnificatory apartments in the Shenzhen campus.

III. Quality Healthcare: There are 10 SYSU affiliated hospitals that provide high-level healthcare service.

IV. Children Education: SYSU has constructed affiliated primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses to provide high-quality elementary education for the children of faculty members.

V. Employee Wellbeing: Provides "sports time"; free use of sports facilities on campus; and annual health checkup. The Zhuhai campus provides meal subsidies.

5 Application

The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed CV, a brief description of research activities and courses taught in the past five years, and the names and contact details of three referees. Applications are considered till positions are filled. Please send your submission to Ms. ZHAO Ming (

Chairperson: Prof. CEHN Jianhong (陈建洪)   


Contact: Ms.ZHAO Ming (赵明)            


Phone No.: 86‐756-366-8280

Correspondent Address:

Department of Philosophy(Zhuhai)

Sun Yat‐sen University

Tangjiawan, Zhuhai

519082 Guangdong

P.R. China

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th February 2021
Expires: 31st March 2021
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